Chana

Chana - A very unique female name



  Dec 08,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chana, meaning Grace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1944 on position #1551. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chana and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chana? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Chana. The baby girl name Chana was given to 286 baby girls in 2012, ranking #800 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,941 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chana peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2010 on position 762.



Famous with this name

Chana Keefer
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Chana is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chana is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #85 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,692.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Chana is where you live.


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Chana origin and meaning

Chana is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Grace. To see famous people named Chana, pop culture references for the name Chana and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chana

We've found the following names that sound similar to Chana, sorted by popularity.

Connie / Cheyenne / Cheyanne / Chyna / China / Cami / Chyanne / Chynna / Cianna / Cienna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012800
2011799
2010762
2009765
2008897
2007942
2006870
2005892
2004882
2003944
2002881
2001914
2000934
1999903
1998948
1997845
19961000
19951012
1994960
19931029
1992991
19911056
1990983
1989881
1988947
1987816
1986834
1985822
1984785
1983842
1982790
1981822
1980850
1979942
1978841
1977927
1976790
19751061
1974925
1973991
19721110
19711269
19701175
19691214
19681170
19671259
19661481
19651308
19641418
19631393
19621251
19611365
19601024
19591391
19581603
19571726
19561407
19551674
19541584
19531781
19521316
19511451
19501277
19491616
19481761
19441551

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York85
New Jersey107
Maryland899
Florida1577
Illinois1692

Even more about Chana


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Chana a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chana?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Chana
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,941
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1944
2012 births +286

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